Our Ferry: Magilligan – Greencastle

June 22, 2010 Day Trips

Ferry contact number: 00353 74 93 81901 from NI or 07493 81901 from Eire The Lough Foyle ferry runs between Magilligan Point (the far end of our beach) and Greencastle, Inishowen, County Donegal. A 15 minute drive from Downhill Hostel brings you to Magilligan Point where you can catch the ferry as a foot passenger […]

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Medieval Fair at Mussenden Temple

June 9, 2010 Events

The first Sunday in June the National Trust holds a medieval fair on the grounds of the Mussenden Temple aka the ‘Downhill Demense’. It is a growing celebration of the beginning of summer with costumed knights and maidens, peasants, and crafts-people roaming the grounds around the various demonstrations and stalls. There are demonstrations of falconry, […]

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NITB 2010 Awards Finalists!

June 4, 2010 Celebrations

A fun and fancy night was had by all at Belfast city hall for the Northern Ireland Tourist Board Awards Ceremony. Downhill Hostel was a commended finalist in our category and we had the privilege of being invited guests of Invest NI at one of their tables. As first year entrants we are delighted with […]

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